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    Police Beat

    Sorority woman cited for MIP
    A woman was cited and released for being a minor in possession of alcohol Nov. 12 at 2:44 a.m.

    Police responded to the Apache-Santa Cruz Residence Hall to check the welfare of a woman who was vomiting and may have consumed alcohol.

    When they arrived, they made contact with the woman in one of her friend’s rooms. Police noticed that she had bloodshot, watery eyes and a smelled strongly of intoxicants. She said that she was sick with the stomach flu and that was why she threw up. When police asked why she smelled of alcohol she said, “”I had a little to drink tonight.”” The woman then explained that she was the social chair for her sorority and that she was at a pledge party where alcohol was being served. She would not recall the name of her sorority.

    She was cited and released for being a minor in possession of alcohol. She was also referred to the Dean of Student’s Office.

    Man booked in jail on trespassing charges
    A man was taken to jail on charges of criminal trespassing Nov. 12 at 2:22 a.m.

    While patrolling a lot on East Sixth Street, an officer saw a man standing on the west side of the lot facing the Apache-Santa Cruz Residence Hall. When the man saw the officer, he began walking away. The officer made contact with the man, who identified himself.

    He told the officer that he was standing in the lot because he wanted to use the UA Main Library. When asked if he was affiliated with the school, the man said he was a student. A check showed that he was not a student. It also showed that he had a received an exclusionary order from the University of Ariona Police Department on Nov. 2 forbidding him from coming on UA property. When asked about this, the man said he had been served with it “”about a week ago.””

    He was arrested on charges of third-degree criminal trespassing. He was booked at the Pima County Jail.

    Man found to have warrant out for his arrest
    A man was arrested for a warrant while walking a woman home Nov. 12 at 3:34 a.m.

    Police saw two people walking down the middle of East Mabel Street and decided to approach them. The officer asked why they were walking in the street rather than the sidewalk, and neither had a response. The man told the officer that he was walking the woman home.

    Both individuals’ names were run. The man had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for failure to appear for the issuance of a bad check.

    Police arrested the man and booked him at the Pima County Jail.

    Students cited for MIP at Sky View
    Three students were cited and released for minors in possession Nov. 13 at 1:54 a.m.

    An officer who was checking a parking lot near Sky View Apartments noticed three individuals sitting in a car. As the officer approached the car, a man in the back seat opened the door and started to step out. The officer told him to sit back in the vehicle and close the door.

    As the officer approached the vehicle, he smelled alcohol. There were two women in the front seats.

    The officer asked the man to step out of the vehicle. When the officer asked if they had been drinking, the man said no and that they were just in the car smoking cigarettes. His eyes were watery and red, and he smelled of alochol. He was asked to sit back in the car.

    The officer then spoke with the women. Both had red, watery eyes. One woman admitted to drinking beer at a party.

    All three were given Breathalyzer tests. The two females had blood alcohol content levels of .059 and .053. The man had a BAC of .04.

    The officer then asked if he could search the car. The owner said yes. The officer found three bags of marijuana and two multi-colored glass smoking pipes. Police asked the driver of the vehicle to come over to show her what they found. She said, “”Those are mine, but the other stuff isn’t mine. I gave you permission to search my vehicle, but not my purse.””

    The woman passenger was then asked to come to the vehicle to answer questions about things found on the passenger side of the car. The woman admitted they were hers and said, “”You know, I’m a good girl. I just make bad decisions at times.””

    The two women were cited and released for being minors in possession of alcohol, drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia. The man was cited and released for being a minor in possession of alcohol.

    Woman screams in parking lot to ‘vent’
    Police responded to a call about a woman screaming near the Second Street Parking Garage on Nov. 23 at 12:10 a.m.

    When they arrived to the upper level of the garage, they observed a woman in her vehicle clutching the steering wheel and rocking back and forth. She appeared to be screaming.

    Police made contact with her. She said she was just “”venting”” and does this about once a month. She told officers that she was having problems with academics and non-UA affiliated people at her apartment complex.

    When asked if there was anyone she wanted to pick her up, she said no. She also declined to speak with someone about her problems. She was able to gain composure quickly and said that she just needed to go home and get some sleep.

    A referral was sent to the Dean of Student’s Office about the incident.

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